Master of Science in Nursing / Generalist
Northern Arizona University

Program Details

The online MSN / Generalist degree program from Northern Arizona University is designed for the registered nurse who desires to build a professional foundation of practice by exploring a selected emphasis relevant to his or her advancement goals. The curriculum focuses on clinical practice and prevention, communication, critical reasoning, leadership, professionalism, and global health, and coursework covers topics such as:

  • Nursing theory
  • Pathophysiology
  • Evidence-based practice
  • Pharmacology
  • ​Rural theory and health policy

% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Northern Arizona University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Applicaton Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Occupational License, Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Essay/Writing Sample, Criminal Background Check, Additional Materials May Be Requested

Additional Info

  • Applicants must have a bachelor’s degree in nursing from an accredited program or an associate’s degree in nursing from an accredited program with a bachelor’s degree in another field.
  • Applicants must hold a current RN license in good standing to practice as a registered nurse in Arizona, or eligibility to obtain an Arizona license, or meet the Arizona Board of Nursing regulations regarding multistate licensure.